Go for the goats!Photo by KD Ecological Services.Chimney Rock State Park ... more
Bus Tour Pairs Craft Beer & Local BeatsIn Asheville, aka Beer City USA, ... more
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America's largest home, attracts a million visitors and was just named one of the top 10 architectural wonders....
The city earned an international reputation as a premier health resort in the 1890s. By the 1920s, Asheville was a destination for the rich and famous, including F. Scott Fitzgerald, Thomas Edison and Henry Ford.
Today's visitors find a city steeped in history. Step back in time and experience Gilded Age elegance at America's largest home, George Vanderbilt's 250-room Biltmore House. Relive the Victorian era at the circa 1840 Smith-McDowell House-Museum, Asheville's oldest home. Explore the Thomas Wolfe Memorial, the acclaimed author's boyhood home and the inspiration for his novel "Look Homeward, Angel."
Much of the architecture in downtown was constructed by the same craftspeople who built Biltmore House. Asheville boasts more Art Deco architecture than any southeastern city other than Miami Beach.
Be inspired by world-class special exhibitions and the Asheville Art Museum's outstanding collection, showcasing the very best of 20th and 21st century American art and the cultural heritage and contemporary art of Western North Carolina. The …more
At Asheville Biltmore Gem Mine everyone is a winner. Owner Holly Drane says, "I never want to see any child walk away empty handed and it's too late to give the child a treasure after the fact." "The thrill is in finding the treasure yourself." Our …more
aSHEville Museum is the premier women's cultural museum in the southeast and the only one of its scope in the country. Its exhibits range from antiquity to contemporary and local to global. Current exhibits include 100+ Years of Sexism in …more
More than 50 parks offering golf, swimming, tennis, skateboarding, roller hockey, climbing wall, nature center, playgrounds, basketball, community centers, ballfields, picnic shelters, trails and much more. …more
We are a pinball museum located in downtown Asheville, NC. We have 35 pinball machines that you can play as often as you'd like for one set price! The Asheville Pinball Museum offers snacks, sodas and beer. We're open 5 days a week, Wednesday through …more